The Best 5-Minute Side Dishes
These back-pocket recipes go with practically everything, and are way more exciting than salad from a bag.
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A Makeover for Mundane Carrots
We love the idea of making carrot salad with non-orange varieties; you can find yellow, purple, even white ones at farmers' markets. Whichever color you use, this recipe is a breeze, consisting simply of grated carrots, chopped mint and cilantro, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. You can eat it as is, or add a range of mix-ins, from poppy seeds to fresh chives.
Get the recipe: Evolution Carrot Salad